Back Session 616

Saturday, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 306, JW Marriott

Empire and Mining

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A special session. Presiding: Rebecca Weaver-Hightower, Univ. of North Dakota

1. “The Prospector Event: William McCardell and the Banff Springs,” Jennifer Blair, Univ. of Ottawa

2. “Mine Craft: Mining, Minerals, and Empire in Nineteenth-Century South African and Australian Literature,” Rebecca Weaver-Hightower

3. “Potosi, Seen from Bordeaux: Montaigne on Mining,” Phillip Usher, New York Univ.

4. “Baldomero Lillo’s Coal Stories, Naturalism, and the ‘Underside of Modernity,’” Pedro Garcia-Caro, Univ. of Oregon

For abstracts, write to after 1 Nov.

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